There are multiple challenges which need to be confronted in both data collection and public policy so that the SDGs can be attained.
Much more needs to be done on the SDGs, how they are reported, and how they are ultimately evaluated.
The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the weaknesses of the international system; to fix the present and prepare for the future, we must pivot to a resilience paradigm.
As the world grapples to mitigate a looming economic crisis, a roadmap already exists: the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The lessons learnt for Egypt from the 2018 United Nations Public Service Awards which were held to recognize nations achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 16.